Asrock H97 Pro4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics42.4% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive84.6% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock H97 Pro4  (all builds)
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160613
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 15 '18 at 01:46
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-4590-$221
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
77.6% Very good
SC Int 108
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 108
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 410
QC Float 402
QC Mixed 402
92% 405 Pts
MC Int 413
MC Float 398
MC Mixed 411
61% 407 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280-$185
Asus(1043 047E) 3GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1001.0
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
42.4% Average
Lighting 126
Reflection 81.6
Parallax 177
45% 128 fps
MRender 62.8
Gravity 129
Splatting 90.4
41% 94 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 42.4%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 480GB-$77
424GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK61E1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 416 321 101 99 100 129 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
84.6% Excellent
Read 398
Write 125
Mixed 339
SusWrite 194
59% 264 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 81.9
4K Mixed 36.3
138% 50.1 MB/s
DQ Read 318
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 229
198% 292 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 90%
Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 64GB-$13
28GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 17 13 13 14 12 15 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
19.7% Very poor
Read 93.3
Write 13.3
Mixed 30.4
SusWrite 14
39% 37.8 MB/s
4K Read 7.8
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.8
70% 3 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 19.7%
Great: 26%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
59.5% Above average
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 21.5
MC Mixed 18.4
58% 20.5 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 17.7
52% 18 GB/s
Latency 62.3
64% 62.3 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 59.5%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical H97 Pro4 Builds (Compare 1,657 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asrock H97 Pro4 - $86

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $649
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